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  • Marcher back on track after 'shock' insulin diagnosis

    Published Thursday 14 Mar 2019

    The life of a Hutt Valley marching enthusiast is back on track thanks to a free health programme that helped her manage the results of a 'shock' insulin diagnosis.

  • Ministry of Health reminder on influenza-like illness

    Published Monday 11 Mar 2019

    The Ministry of Health is reiterating its message to New Zealanders to keep safe from influenza-like illnesses, in light of an increase in reported cases around the country.

  • International measles outbreaks prompt renewed call for MMR vaccination

    Published Thursday 28 Feb 2019

    The Ministry of Health is reminding travellers to make sure they are immunised against measles following outbreaks overseas. Outbreaks have recently been reported in the Philippines and in parts of Europe.

  • Aluminium wheelchair makes MRI scan more accessible

    Published Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

    A new aluminium wheel chair in use at Hutt Hospital is making it easier for all patients to have an MRI scan. Thanks to fundraising by the Heretaunga Rotary Club, enough money was raised to get this new MRI wheelchair. The wheelchair was officially presented to Dale Oliff, Acting CEO, and members of the MRI team this week by the Rotary Club.

  • Expressions of interest for a GP to be on our Clinical Council

    Published Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

    While most current Clinical Council members are continuing with their membership, there is a vacancy for one general practitioner in 2019.

  • The next RDA Junior Doctors strike - Update

    Published Friday 22 Feb 2019

    A fourth strike of some RDA Junior Doctors is planned for the last week in February.

  • Hutt Valley District Health Board launches nursing strategy

    Published Thursday 21 Feb 2019

    A big part of our new nursing strategy involves hiring more Māori and Pacific nurses and local residents to make sure our workforce represents our community. Check out our plan along with a neat article in the latest Kai Tiaki nursing magazine here.

  • Hutt Hospital staff breastfeeding room 'a great asset'

    Published Thursday 14 Feb 2019

    She might not know it, but six-month-old Charlotte just helped launch Hutt Hospital's new staff breastfeeding room. Along with her mum, Hutt Valley District Health Board midwife Amanda Perry, and sister Mia, Charlotte visited the room that was created by HVDHB lactation consultant and midwife Victoria Jewson.

  • Notification of a further junior doctors strike

    Published Wednesday 13 Feb 2019

    We have received notification from the Resident Doctors' Association that Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) will again be striking from 08.00am on Tuesday 26 February to 08.00am on Thursday 28 February 2019 (48 hours). We are deferring many elective operations and outpatient clinics. Patients are being notified via text message, email or phone about any deferment to their appointment/surgery. People who are uncertain about their scheduled appointments or procedures should call (04) 570 9555.

  • Update on planned strikes

    Published Friday 8 Feb 2019

    Two more strikes are planResident Doctors - will be on strike from 08.00am on Tuesday 12 February to 08.00am on Thursday 14 February 2019 (48 hours). Midwives – strike action takes place 9am – 9pm on Thursday 14 February 2019.ned for the week of Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 February.